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10 June 2024 By David Lynch david@TheCork.ie Final Results of Cork County Council Local Elections 2024   All 55 seats for Cork County Council have now been filled following the 2024 Local Elections. Fianna Fáil is now the largest party on Cork County Council with 19 Elected Members, followed by Fine Gael with 18. There... Read More
9 March 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Today’s referendum result (No, No) is a direct consequence of a rushed and confused campaign by the Government, according to Social Democrats leader Holly Cairns. The Cork South West TD, Holly Cairns said: “The defeat of both the family and care referendums is the result of a rushed... Read More
14 February 2024 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Recently, the Social Democrats announced that they will run a candidate in every local electoral area in the Cork South Central Constituency for the first time. Richard Terry, Chairperson of the Cork South Central branch, and candidate for the Carrigaline Local Electoral Area describes the party: “The Social... Read More
11 December 2023 By David Lynch david@TheCork.ie Chris Heinhold selected as the Social Democrats candidate for Bantry – West Cork The Bantry-based restaurant owner was selected by the Cork South West Branch on Sunday to run in next June’s local elections (SUBHEAD) Chris Heinhold, who went to school in Carrigaline, stated; “I am delighted to... Read More
7 Decemver 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Being a Cllr is a part time job, historically many Cllrs were self-employed or had an understanding employer who would let them attend meetings during work hors – but society has changed with greater expectations, and social media demands Independent Senators have emphasised problems that will lead to... Read More
3 December 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Local Politics Transgender and LGBT+ campaigner Saoirse Mackin has been selected by the Social Democrats to contest the 2024 Local Elections in Cork City North West. Speaking at the selection convention in Cork’s Metropole Hotel last week, Saoirse said: “I feel honoured to be standing as a candidate... Read More